so, what if Aaron
learns how to play the guitar and he keeps this a secret and tries to
find a place where he won’t be bothered by anyone while playing ->
the rooftop. Welp, we all know who likes to loiter every now and then on the roof top, don’t we.. And that certain someone kinda starts to enjoy the sound of fingers stroking over strings,
yes I know its ooc but pls let me have this utopia, ok? I need this,
they eventually will find a way to accept each other even tho there is
still a lot to settle
“‘Let Riko be King,’ Kevin said, with the exaggerated enunciation of the thoroughly sloshed. ‘Most coveted, most protected. He’ll sacrifice every piece he has to protect his throne. Whatever. Me?’ Kevin gestured again, meaning to indicate himself but too drunk to get his hand higher than his waist. ‘I’m going to be the deadliest piece on the board.’ ‘Queen,’ Andrew said somewhere behind Neil.” —Nora Sakavic, The King’s Men
But the aggression inherit in football and other combat sports masks men’s love for other men. In these hyper-masculine environments, men allow themselves to care about each other, to feel close. Male spectators become free to exhibit passionate, romantic feelings for their heroes. They follow men’s lives with great interest; they pore over trivia. Who do you like? ostensibly means, Who do you think will win? but it also means what it says. Who do you like?
Mariah Burton Nelson, “Men in Tight Pants Embracing” in The Stronger Women Get, The More Men Love Football (1994), p.114.